Marianne Williamson, a motivational speaker, New York Times best-selling author, and one-time congressional candidate with a substantial following announced her candidacy for president on Monday night. Williamson, 66, is the 10th Democratic candidate to jump into the race. She began speaking and writing self-help books rooted in New Age spirituality in Los Angeles in the 1980s. Here’s everything you need to know about Williamson’s life, career, and political aspirations. Marianne Williamson, a motivational speaker, New York Times best-selling author, and one-time congressional candidate with a substantial following announced her candidacy for president on Monday night. Williamson, the 10th Democratic candidate to jump into the race, began speaking and writing self-help books rooted in New Age spirituality in Los Angeles in the 1980s. A 1992 appearance on Oprah Winfrey’s show helped launch her into Hollywood’s elite class as the preferred spiritual guide … [Read more...] about Meet Marianne Williamson, the motivational speaker, author, and Oprah Winfrey pal who is running for president in 2020
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Tonie Leatherberry, who is a principal at Deloitte & Touche L.L.P., and president of the Deloitte Foundation, has been named the new chair of the Executive Leadership Council (ELC). “After serving on The ELC board for several years and developing programs such as The ELC CEO Academy, I am honored to have the opportunity to continue my service and work with ELC members to expand The ELC’s reach and influence,” stated Leatherberry in a press release. “Given my passion for leadership development and understanding the critical need to help prepare the next generation of black and women of color C-suite executives, I am proud of the work we’ve done together. I look forward to playing a larger role in helping advance the impact of The ELC and its programs on industry, the marketplace, our communities, and beyond.” The ELC is an organization dedicated to creating a pipeline of black corporate executives and leaders. Its members include some of the most … [Read more...] about Tonie Leatherberry Is the New Chair of the Executive Leadership Council
Style | Who Is MacKenzie Bezos? Sections Skip to content Skip to site index Her divorce from the Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has made this novelist, and her private life, a public fascination. Credit Credit Photo Illustration by The New York Times; Jon Kopaloff/Getty Images Supported by ByJonah Engel Bromwich and Alexandra Alter Jan. 12, 2019 In her 25 years of marriage to Jeff Bezos, MacKenzie Bezos has been a loyal ambassador for Amazon, the company that made her and her husband the richest couple in the world. She was an integral part of its origin story, driving to Seattle in 1994 while Mr. Bezos sat in the passenger seat, working on the nascent company’s business plan. over a trillion dollars. Ms. Bezos, 48, is a novelist. But Amazon has defined her public image almost wholly. The announcement this week that she and her husband would be getting a divorce may soon change that. A statement signed “Jeff … [Read more...] about Who Is MacKenzie Bezos?
President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo have been lavishing praise on Jair Bolsonaro, the controversial new president of Brazil. Bolsonaro, a divisive far-right politician with a history of making homophobic, racist, xenophobic, and misogynistic remarks was sworn in on Tuesday. On Bolsonaro’s first day in office, he issued executive orders that targeted indigenous peoples, the LBGTQ community, and descendants of slaves. Pompeo said he’s looking forward to working with Bolsonaro’s government to support those suffering “under the weight of dictatorships.” Bolsonaro has defended the dictatorship that presided over Brazil from 1964 to 1985. President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo have been lavishing praise on Jair Bolsonaro, the controversial new president of Brazil. Bolsonaro, a divisive far-right politician with a history of making homophobic, racist, xenophobic, and misogynistic remarks, was sworn in on … [Read more...] about Trump and Pompeo praise Brazil’s new president, who has a history of homophobia, racism, and misogyny
Aleesha Webb, president, Village Bank Aleesha Webb has "come home" as the new president of Village Bank, the Blaine-based community bank her father founded and where she began her banking career. Webb, who started out as a Village Bank teller, returns with 14 years of industry experience. Her father, Don Kveton, chartered the bank in 1993 and continues as board chairman. Between her first job at Village Bank and her return, Webb worked as a senior vice president at Sunrise Banks and a vice president at Minnesota Bank & Trust. "I wanted to figure out if I could do it myself and do it without Don," Webb said of working in banking. "I went from being a community banker to being a commercial banker. "I got trained in what it means to manage the entire client relationship. … I got to build teams and see what social media strategies could help lift community banking." Starting a family, Webb said, renewed her interest in community banking and making a difference locally. Plans call … [Read more...] about Aleesha Webb is new president of Village Bank, Blaine